Class of 2019 ACT Scores

District 833 students continue to outperform ACT state averages
Posted on 10/16/2019
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South Washington County Schools’ graduating class of 2019 once again outperformed the state on the ACT, a college entrance test. The average composite ACT score for last June’s District 833 graduates was 22.4, compared to the state average of 21.4. District 833 students earned the highest average score in reading of 22.5. The average score for mathematics was 22.3, science was 22.5 and English was 21.7.

ACT scores can also be used to determine how many students are ready to pass a first-year college-level course. Using this measurement, District 833 students scored higher than Minnesota averages for each subject. The chart below shows the percent of students who met college readiness benchmarks from District 833 compared to the Minnesota average.

Subject Area

District 833

MN

English 

71%

61%

Algebra

55%

47%

Social Science

55%

48%

Biology

47%

42%

District 833 provides the ACT at no cost to high school juniors. By providing this exam to all students, we create opportunities for students who otherwise would not be able to afford to participate in this important college entrance test.